If you lose control of your vehicle:
Often the skid is the result of either over-accelerating or over-braking. If one or both are eliminated, it goes a long way to correcting the skid and piloting the vehicle in the desired direction.
To do this task, the head restraint must be adjusted so that its top is at least level with the top of the occupant’s ears.
In recent years, traffic safety professionals have attempted to change the nomenclature commonly used for this device. Originally it was referred to as a “headrest”. However, in recent years, this device has significantly reduced death and injury vehicle occupants sustain when involved in a rear-end collision.
The head restraint prevents the head and neck from being snapped backward during a rear-end collision.
For commercial drivers, inspecting tires is part of their daily pre-trip inspection. Motorcycle riders should check their tires before every ride. Drivers of light trucks and passenger vehicles should check their tires at least once a month, if not more often.
Thumping a tire with a hammer will tell you nothing more than if the tire is flat. This action is good for the inside tire on duals, where you can't see if the tire is inflated because the other tire is holding up the vehicle.
In some places, your entire air brake pre-trip inspection hinges on this compentency :: being able to adjust a manual slack adjuster: